http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (brand=plastics;collection=plastics;entityType=person;letterFilter=AA) http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/search?brand%3Dplastics;collection%3Dplastics;entityType%3Dperson;letterFilter%3DAA Results for your query: brand=plastics;collection=plastics;entityType=person;letterFilter=AA Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Abbiati, James Anthony. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5540.eac.xml <p>James Anthony Abbiati is an American engineer and businessman who directs the Extrusion Division of Cincinnati Milicron (now Milicron Plastics Technologies).</p> <p>Abbiati has degrees in Industrial Technology and engineering and an MBA from the University of New Haven.</p> <p>Before joining Cincinnati Milicron in 1994, Abbiati spent fifteen years at Davis-Standard’ Extrusion Division in Connecticut where he served as Vice President and Executive Committee member, promoting a new technology center focus on medical extrusion lines, statistical process controls and resin-based screw development. At Cincinnati Milicron, Abbiati played an important role in the reorganization of the company’s Extrusion Division of which he is president.</p> <p>Abbiati has been active member of the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), having served on the Machinery Division Board and on SPI’s Planning, Strategic Management, statistic... http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5540.eac.xml Wed, 01 Jan 1941 12:00:00 GMT Achhammer, Bernard G.. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5369.eac.xml Achhammer served as President of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) in 1967. During his long association with SPE, he served as president of the Baltimore-Washington Section in 1958, councilor from 1962 to 1965, vice chairperson of SPE's Engineering Board in 1964, vice chairperson of the SPE Administrative Board in 1965, and vice president, engineering, in 1966. Achhammer was honored by NASA for his work on fire-resistant materials for aircraft while managing their polymer research program. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5369.eac.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1920 12:00:00 GMT Ackley, Robert W.. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/4977.eac.xml <p>Robert W. Ackley is an American engineer and businessman. He started his career at Davis-Standard immediately after high school graduation in 1959. Attending night school, he earned his Mechanical Engineering degree from Mitchell College and an MBA from the University of New Haven in 1980. In his 46 years with Davis-Standard, Ackley held several key positions within the corporation including design engineer, group leader, manager of technical engineering, field service manager, sales product manager, and spare parts manager.</p> <p>While working in the engineering department of Davis-Standard, Ackley developed and patented a "self-aligning seal tip" to solve an expansion problem on extrusion systems for insulating medium and high voltage power cables.</p> <p>He also served as Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Engineering and Research Development and he was awarded a patent for an apparatus used in curing crosslinked polyethylene. I... http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/4977.eac.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Alfrey, Jr., Dr. Turner. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5565.eac.xml <p>Turner Alfrey, Jr. was a noted teacher and research, who in more than thirty years at Dow Chemical Company as a research chemist explored a wide variety of chemical problems including polymerization kinetics, organic polymer chemistry, reactions on polymers, swelling and diffusion behavior, colloid chemistry, mechanics, property-structure relationships, rheology, and fabrication technology.</p> <p>Alfrey was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas and grew up in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He graduated from Muskogee high School in 1934 and went on to receive a B.S. in chemical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 1938 and an M.S. in physical chemistry in 1940.  He received his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry from Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn in 1943.  He worked for two years as a research chemist for Monsanto Chemical Company and then returned to the Polytechnic Institute as a member of the faculty of the Polymer Institute, where he completed his... http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5565.eac.xml Tue, 01 Jan 1918 12:00:00 GMT Amorosi, Samuel A.. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/4717.eac.xml <p>Samuel A. Amorosi was born May 9, 1913 in Somerville, MA, the son of George and Marietta (Ciprotti) Amorosi. The family moved to Leominster, MA when Samuel was young. He graduated from the School of the Worcester Art Museum in 1932.</p> <p>George and Samuel worked at Standard Pyroxoloid Company in Leomister, MA, where they designed mirrors and combs for vanity sets during the 1930s. He went on to become one of the first employees at Banner Mold & Die Company where he worked as a tool and die maker for 32 years, retiring in 1979.</p> <p>The SU Special Collections Research CenterPlastics Collection contains pencil drawings of comb designs presumably drawn by George and/or Samuel Amorosi and bound volume of photocopies of sketches.</p> <p><a href="http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/a/amorosi_fam.htm">See Amorosi Family Collection</a></p> http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/4717.eac.xml Wed, 01 Jan 1913 12:00:00 GMT Amos, J. Lawrence. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5568.eac.xml <p>J. Lawrence Amos was born in New Matamoras, Ohio.  As a young man he worked in road construction to earn money toward his educational expenses at Marietta College, from which he recieved as BS degree in chemistry in 1928. He attended Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, Ohio, where he earned his MS degree in chemical engineering in 1930.</p> <p>Amos joined Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan in 1930 and began work  in the physical research laboratory. Throughout his long career at Dow, he was involved with research, development, and production of petrochemicals and of plastics made from those petrochemicals. Amos was actively involved in the invention synthetic rubber, Styrofoam, and plastic film, and is credited as inventor or co-inventor on 64 patents, 236 disclosures, and 106 applications in connection with foreign patents. He retired from Dow in 1971.</p> <p>During World War II, Amos was recognized for distinguished servi... http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5568.eac.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Anderson, Paul G.. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5367.eac.xml <p><strong></strong>Paul G. Anderson is Director of Process Technology for Coperion Corporation in Ramsey, NJ., where he is responsible for Process Engineering and New Technology Development for Twin Screw Extrusion/Compounding within Coperion Corporation, and R&D coordination between Coperion in Europe and the U.S.</p> <p>Anderson received his BS in Theoretical & Applied Mechanics from Cornell University and Ph.D. in Materials Science from Northwestern.</p> <p>He has more than 30 years of experience in industrial polymer development and processing experience.  Anderson's primary areas of technical experience have been reactive compounding, and devolatilization.  Anderson holds patents in both of these areas as well as patents on screw element design for improved mixing. He has also worked extensively on compounding of multi phase engineering polymers, including nanocomposites and fiber reinforced materials. More... http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5367.eac.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT Arner, Robert L.. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5230.eac.xml <p>Robert L. Arner was born in 1925 in Canton, Ohio.  He left high school to join the Navy Seabees during World War II. After the war he obtained his diploma and a pilot's license. He continued to fly until 2010. Arner owned Sun Atate Plastics and was a partner in PPARLO Plastics in North Canton and Kenco Plastics in Owensboro, Kentucky. He was inducted into the Plastics Pioneers in 1987.</p> http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5230.eac.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1925 12:00:00 GMT Aylsworth, Jonas. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/4173.eac.xml An independent inventor and entrepreneur who also worked with Thomas Edison, Jonas Aylsworth pioneered the development of phenolic plastics following Leo Baekeland's first patent on them in 1909. He is credited with developing the first interpenetrating polymer network. Edison records used this material to manufacture all of its phonograph disks. Read the rest of the article on the Plastics Academy Hall of Fame website. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/4173.eac.xml Wed, 01 Jan 1868 12:00:00 GMT Ayres, Robert. http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5026.eac.xml <div id="leftcolumn">Robert (Bob) Ayres was a leader in the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc.</div> <div> </div> <div>Ayres worked for Phillips Petroleum Co. in its plastics technical center, where he concentrated mainly on pipe projects. He was instrumental in significant developments for gas-pipe resins in the 1970s and also developed many other resins over the years used throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.</div> <div id="leftcolumn"> <p>Ayres was named a lifetime member of PPI, an honor bestowed on only seven people during its 60-year history.  He  retired from Phillips in 1988 but continued to work on PPI’s Hydrostatic Stress Board.</p> <p>See:</p> <p><a href="http://plasticsnews.com/headlines2.html?id=11121201401&q=died">"PPI's Ayres dies at 78," <em>Plastics News Report</em> (Dec. 12, 2011)</a></p> &l... http://plastics.syr.edu/xtf/view?docId=eac/5026.eac.xml Thu, 01 Jan 1970 12:00:00 GMT